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This site was created by Ben Arogundade, author of the best-selling book 'Black Beauty' (not the horse!) that examined the aesthetic experiences of peoples of African origin within Western culture. The articles featured here explore themes discussed in the book, together with new stories that expand the narrative.

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AFRICA BLUE
Black Skin, Blue Eyes. How Does It Happen?

DOUBLE EXPOSURE
Guess What 1m Google About Kim & Nicki?

SEX AND RACE
Rihanna's Link To An Older Man Named Oliver

BEAUTY SWAP
Are Big Lips Cooler On White Women?

THE VANITY OF MALCOLM X
Straightened His Hair But Hated Its Redness

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POST-JACKSON VITILIGO
Chantelle Winnie Celebrates Her Two-Tone

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